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Greece has beauty and history around every corner, and Santorini is no exception. After all, everything we love about Greece can be found on the island: beautiful scenery, relaxing beaches, delicious food and wine, and a glimpse into the past. There are so many things to do in Santorini on tour.
Want to spend your days lounging on black-sand beaches? How about enjoying a cliff-side dinner at sunset, or taking a stroll through local markets? Then read our guide to Santorini to find out why the island should be at the top of your travel bucket list!
Language: Greek. Although many locals do speak English, there’s no better time than the present to pick up some of the native language!
Getting around: The bus system (KTEL) is a cheap and easy way to traverse the island. For a little more money out of pocket, you can always rent a local taxi to get around. Of course, walking through the alleyways and winding hills is also a must—seeing the sites on foot is one of the best things to do in Santorini!
Santorini travel guide fun fact: The island of Santorini is formed from a volcanic crater!
One of our top travel tips for Santorini is this: GO! Really, the island is a must-visit place no matter when you choose to travel to Greece. But, to help you plan a trip to Santorini at a time that’s perfect for you, here are some of the best times to take off.
A packing list may not be the most exciting part of a Santorini travel guide—how could it be when it’s up against Greek beaches to visit and where to eat the best feta around?! But, you’ll be glad you had these travel tips for Santorini when you’re swimming in the Aegean because you remembered to bring your bathing suit! Here’s what to pack for Santorini tours.
Stunning beaches, ancient ruins, plenty of spots to watch the sunset—there are so many amazing Santorini attractions, and you’ll never run out of things to do in Santorini! Here are some of our favorite ways to see the best of the island on a Santorini tour.
There are countless things to do in Santorini, so filling your free time on tour in Greece will be a piece of cake—especially with the expert guidance from your Tour Director! But, just to give you some ideas, here are some free time tips for Santorini.
No Santorini travel guide is complete without a mention of feta cheese, grilled octopus, Vin Santo wine, more feta… you get the idea. Long story short: the food you’ll try on tour in Santorini is top-notch! Here are some of our foodie tips for Santorini, and a handful of our favorite places to eat in Santorini, too.
The most important part of any Santorini travel guide is the must-have experiences to seek out on tour! That being said, who doesn’t love bringing home a few trinkets to remember their adventure? So, we’re rounding out our guide to Santorini with some souvenirs to snag on tour in Greece.